Cornerstone Building Brands

Process Improvement Manager

Cary, NC - Full-time

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Cornerstone Building Brands | Employer reference: 15398

Process Improvement Manager


Cary, NC, US / Remote

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Job description

The Process Improvement Manager is responsible for supporting underperforming plants utilizing Lean Manufacturing concepts and principles and Kaizen methodology within the business unit.

  • The scope of work is not limited to a specific set of plants.  The Process Improvement Manager is asked to support any plant that needs help in meeting operational targets.
  • The Process Improvement Manager is responsible for helping the plants within the region to execute Annual Plans using the Lean Manufacturing Methodologies. 
  • The Process Improvement Manager is responsible for assisting in plant assessments and determine causes of why operational targets are missed. The work requires developing a support plan and follow up cadence to ensure improvement plans are completed.
  • The Process Improvement Manager will support pre-launch and post-launch Kaizen activity for new products in any plant requiring assistance within CBB
  • The Process Improvement Manager will provide support in areas that are needed, such as operations management, scheduling, maintenance, and quality, and other areas as needed.
  • This position requires extensive travel may require extended assignment within the underperforming site.
  • The Process Improvement Manager will demonstrate the ability to execute change in different locations within the organization, promote teamwork and teach skills to other plant Managers to help the succeed in their roles.



  • BS/BA Industrial Manager, Operations Management, Maintenance Management preferred.


  • Requires 10+ years of professional experience, with 5+ years of experience in process improvement, design/re-design, and implementation of permanent and continuous corrective actions 


  • Requires limited supervision
  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lead change and teach others
  • In-depth knowledge of concepts and principles defined in Lean Manufacturing / Toyota Production System including but not limited to: Operations Management, Process Improvement and Maintenance Management
  • 75%+ Travel required 

Additional information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. Our comprehensive portfolio spans the breadth of the residential and commercial markets, while our expansive footprint enables us to serve customers and communities across North America. Our relentless focus on excellence combined with our ongoing commitment to innovation and R&D has driven us to become the #1 manufacturer of windows, vinyl siding, insulated metal panels, metal roofing and wall systems, and metal accessories. We believe every building we create, and every part of that building, positively contributes to communities where people live, work and play.

Cornerstone Building Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. You can find the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster here. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email If you have a disability and you believe that you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail This email is used exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only emails received for this purpose will be returned. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues not related to a disability, will not receive a response.

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